Day Trips from or within Christchurch

1. Castle Hill – 1 1/2 hours drive from Christchurch.

2. Hanmer Springs- Hot pools and riding on the bicycle. 1 1/2 hours drive from Christchurch

3. Akaroa- Eat the famous fish and chips, check the Giant House and go on a Cruise

4. Day Trip -around the bay

  • Victoria Park
  • Sign of Kiwi
  • She Universe
  • Rapaki Bay
  • Corsair Bay
  • Lyttleton
  • Gondola

5. Day Trip- around the city

  • Canterbury Museum
  • Hagley Park, find the giant tree and rose garden
  • Art Gallery
  • Green giant chair close to the Cathedral Church
  • White chairs
  • Cathedral Church(foam version)
  • Ride the tram
  • Mahy Park- the biggest park in Southern Hemisphere
  • Ride the Boat at the river
  • Check the Container Mall
  • We have H&M now in the CBD

6. Day Trip- zoo

  • Orana Wildlife -if you want to feed the lion, book it ahead of time
  • Willowbank

7. Day Trip- something different

  • Antarctic Centre
  • Adrenalin Forest

Castle Hill


Pictures of our walks for half a day around the Bay #4 above


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